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Joint Replacement Registry Should Help Doctors Track Implant Device Success and Failure

by Carol Bursack
July 27th, 2010 at 2:11 am

A paper released in the online and print editions of Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, a journal of the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, reports on the success of a total Joint Replacement Registry that Kaiser Permanente had developed. The paper states that, “Total Joint Replacement Registry was developed in a large community-based practice to track implant utilization, monitor revisions and complications, identify patients during recalls and advisories, and provide feedback on clinical practices.”

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